Sunday, January 9, 2011

Keyboardist DEREK SHERINIAN Working On New Solo Album

Keyboardist Derek Sherinian (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, DREAM THEATER, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) just spent three days in the studio with drummer Simon Philips (THE WHO, TOTO) writing material for Derek's upcoming seventh solo record, to be released this summer

Sherinian and Phillips first collaborated on Derek's "Inertia" record in 2001.

Derek's last solo album, "Molecular Heinosity", came out in 2009. It featured guest appearances by Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), Tony Franklin (THE FIRM, WHITESNAKE), Brian Tichy (BILLY IDOL, OZZY OSBOURNE), Virgil Donati and Rusty Cooley (OUTWORLD).

The self-titled debut album from BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION sold 7,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 54 on The Billboard 200 chart.

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